Apple Cranberry Crisp With Brown Sugar and Oat Topping

Apple Cranberry Crisp
Diana Rattray
  • 65 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: 8 Servings

This delicious apple cranberry crisp is finished with a generous topping of oats, brown sugar, and butter. Add some chopped pecans or walnuts to the topping for a little extra crunch and flavor.

Add a dollop of whipped cream or serve it warm with a scoop of ice cream for an amazing dessert. This combination if perfect for a fall dinner or holiday dessert.

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 3 cups thinly sliced peeled apples
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 5 tablespoons butter, room temperature

How to Make It

  1. Butter a shallow 1 1/2- to 2-quart baking dish. Heat the oven to 325 F (165 C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cranberries and apple slices. Add the granulated sugar, lemon juice, and salt; toss to coat thoroughly.
  3. Turn the apple mixture into a prepared baking dish.
  4. Combine brown sugar, oats, and flour in a small bowl. Work the butter in with your fingers, a fork, or a pastry blender until the butter is distributed evenly and the mixture is crumbly. 
  1. Sprinkle the crumb mixture evenly over cranberry and apple filling.
  2. Bake at for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until topping is crispy and fruit is tender.
  3. Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, or serve it with a drizzling of cream or whipped cream.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 361
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Unsaturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Sodium 187 mg
Carbohydrates 72 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 2 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)